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    Deborah, Priscille, Pavlowitch-Beck, Julia
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    Comment se donner le droit d’exister quand son frère de neuf ans vient de mourir d’une maladie incurable? Prisonnière de ce drame familial, Priscille Deborah peine à donner un sens à sa vie. Longtemps, elle se refuse au bonheur. Jeune...

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    Deveraux, Jude
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    When her godfather asks her to deliver a packed horse to an old friend's son, an escaped convict charged with murdering his wife, Southern belle Catherine Edilean Harcourt finds herself on the run with this attractive Scotsman.

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    Cullen, Lynn
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    After a scandal ends her apprenticeship with Michelangelo in 1559, artist Sofonisba Anguissola accepts an invitation from King Felipe II to become lady-in-waiting and painting teacher to his teenage bride Elisabeth. And though Sofi's...

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    Perron, Mélissa
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    Fabienne a 30 ans et tout pour être heureuse. Indépendante de fortune, elle est peintre et sa carrière est prometteuse. Sa maison, construite sur un grand terrain boisé, au pied de la montagne, est flanquée d'un atelier, son «...

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    Houde, Nicole
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    PORTRAITS D’ANCIENNES JEUNES FILLES, c’est l’histoire de la rencontre fortuite de trois inconnus esseulés dans les rues de Montréal. Rebelle, la jeune Josée a quitté sa famille et son village pour venir s’installer en ville avec sa...

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    Young, Kathryn A., McKinnon, Sarah M.
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    What force of will and circumstance drove a woman from a comfortable life painting china tea services to one of hardship and loneliness in the battle zones of France and Belgium following the Great War? For western Canadian artist Mary...

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    Myers, Cindi
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    NINA BARRY EST UN PEINTRE ACCOMPLI qui voit le monde comme à travers un kaléidoscope. Quand le destin lui envoie un baiser sous la forme du DJ Danny de Zayas, dans une discothèque de Brooklyn, son coeur flanche. Danny est un homme aux...

  • Author:
    Browne, Anthony
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    Following a bout with polio at the age of six, Frida Kahlo's life was marked by pain and loneliness. In real life, she walked with a limp, but in her dreams, she flew. One day, her imagination took her on a journey to a girl in...

  • Author:
    Pearson, Carol
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    Out of print for more than 40 years, this is an intimate and heartwarming biography that throws a whole new light on one of Canada's most beloved and iconic artists. In 1916, Emily Carr wasn’t famous. She was poor, and she taught art...

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    McCarthy, Doris, Wahl, Charis
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    A wonderfully frank look at a life lived within beauty and without regret. McCarthy’s sense of artistry, transmitted over a sixty-year painting career, celebrates multiple beauties of everyday life.

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    Holdstock, Pauline
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    The artistic world of mid-16th Century Italy comes to life through the eyes of a piebald slave stolen from her home and family in Africa. Chiara, as she is eventually named, is sold to Paolo Pallavicino, an artist in service of Giuliano...

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    TROLLOPE, Joanna
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    Deals with the relationship that develops between two women as they fall in love, and the effect this has on their lives in a small rural English village.

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